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  • Fitness Parenting

    Workout Report Etc

    Limping to the finish . . . I’m so ready for school to end. I really am. But I will say G’s dance recital was the cutest thing ever, and I smiled a lot.…

    June 4, 2023
  • Parenting

    Screen Free Month, So Far

    When Josh and I declared May “Screen Free Month”, I admit I also braced myself. We had gotten into some really bad patterns with kid screen time, namely allowing regular weeknight TV watching as…

    May 23, 2023
  • life Parenting

    Kids / Activities / Growing Up

    I remember . . . . . . that there was a time when I saw other people that had kids heavily involved in sports and thought, “Not us! No way will I let…

    May 10, 2023
  • life Parenting

    Marginless Day, Screen Time, Etc

    Today has been a day without margin Run –> Drive kids –> Speak in G’s class –> Podcast recording –> BLPA –> Podcast interview (BOBW guest) –> Drive kids to orthodontist. OMG. I truly…

    May 2, 2023
  • life Parenting

    Evening Unease

    I had some weird evening ennui yesterday. I can’t even figure out why! I just felt down and irritated and honestly, there was literally no objective reason. (I mean: it was objectively bad that…

    April 27, 2023
  • Parenting Weekend

    Flying Solo . . .

    Not truly solo, obviously. Single parenting is a whole other beast, and I fully understand / appreciate that! (No breaks, financial stress of one income, no ‘other’ to diffuse conflicts, no built-in mechanism for…

    April 22, 2023
  • Fitness Parenting

    Workout Report + Home Bday Party

    We celebrated A’s bday yesterday Home birthday parties are not our usual practice. I generally prefer some kind of outside entertainment, if not an entirely different location that I don’t have to clean up…

    April 16, 2023
  • life Parenting Weekend

    Saturday Stuff

    I didn’t mention it while they were gone (they return today!) but J took C skiing in the Poconos! He did miss a day of school — Thursday was supposed to be a half…

    March 18, 2023